General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> February 26, 2013

Long-term, Contrarian Value Investing

Edgerton, Bobby
Bobby Edgerton is a Co-Founder of the Capital Investment Companies and has served as an executive officer of the companies since 1984. He is also the firm’s Chief Investment Officer and has been in the financial services industry since 1979. After winning the North Carolina State High School Golf Championship, Mr. Edgerton accepted both a basketball and golf scholarship from Wake Forest University and graduated with a B.A. in business and finance. After graduation, he attained a rank of First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Signal Corps, where he commanded a thousand-man training company at Fort Gordon, Georgia, during the Vietnam War. During his amateur golf career, Mr. Edgerton played in four United States Amateur Championships. Profile
TWST: When we spoke previously, you mentioned that your company was actually involved in two businesses. Is that still the case?

Mr. Edgerton: Yes, my partner Richard runs a